Gowalla

Gowalla

Location-based social network.

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Cause of death

Gowalla caught an acquisition virus. Facebook acquired it and shut it down.

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Lifespan

Gowalla was born in August 2007 and it died in March 2012.

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Remembered for

One of the original check-in apps, with fun design and lots of stickers.

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Last known residence

Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Palm WebOS, BlackBerry and WebApp.

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